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Originally from the 1950s, the iconic genre has a strong following that has withstood the test of time. As you create your entry this week, channel the rockabilly style with themes centered around vintage tattoos, pin-up girls, polka dots and even skulls.


Overview

What do you get when rhythm and blues meets country music? One of the earliest styles of rock-and-roll, rockabilly.

Prizes

  • 1st place winner will receive a $200 Spoonflower credit.
  • 2nd place winner will receive a $100 Spoonflower credit.
  • 3rd place winner will receive a $50 Spoonflower credit.
  • Remaining top 10 designs will receive a $20 Spoonflower credit. The top 50 popularly-voted designs from each theme will be automatically made available for sale in the Spoonflower Marketplace (provided they are a verified seller) where they will receive 10% commission on every sale -- no $5 swatch required.

The Winner

The rest of the Top 71

Harlequin Guitars
239
rockabilly
313
70 Votes
Rockabilly Rock
257
Swingin'
160
rock-and-roll star!
111
Rockabilly Cats
147
Art of a Sailor
92
by nixels
43 Votes
 Rockabilly
66
Jukebox Rock
90
by mobijo
41 Votes
Rockabilly white
113
by leroyj
40 Votes
rock
73
38 Votes
rockabilly skull
260
by sevas
38 Votes
Rockabilly ladies
120
Hey sailor
116
50's Pin-up
143
by miaya
36 Votes
JukeBox Tunes
68
Rockabilly Ball
86
by overbye
34 Votes
Rockabilly Hairstyles
148
50s classic fins
101
B Bop a Lula
73
33 Votes
Skulls and roses
128
Rockabilly Tiels
110
Rockabilly Tats
227
vespa rock
61
Guitar Rock
78
Rockabilly
69
27 Votes
(private design)
27 Votes
Rockabilly girls
53
by lened
27 Votes

The full list of entries and votes

  1. 88 votes for Rockabilly Cats by roofdog_designs
  2. 86 votes for Rockabilly Party by atelierdorina
  3. 82 votes for rockabilly doodle iron by scrummy
  4. 79 votes for Harlequin Guitars by studioxtine
  5. 75 votes for watercolor rockabilly cars by mirabelle_print
  6. 70 votes for rockabilly by gaiamarfurt
  7. 68 votes for Rockabilly cats // small scale // pastel blue background white pin-up cats in fancy red pink and navy blue outfits by selmacardoso
  8. 65 votes for Rockabilly dance by magicforestory
  9. 64 votes for Rockabilly Rock by gingerlique
  10. 61 votes for Swingin' by scarlette_soleil
  11. 60 votes for Rockabilly Roses by jill_o_connor
  12. 59 votes for Rockabilly Love by suzytaylordesigns
  13. 58 votes for Rockabilly Mania Hot Rods and Pin Ups by winkeltriple
  14. 55 votes for Rock with me 1953 by new_branch_studio
  15. 54 votes for Rockabirdie- Swallows and Acoustic Guitars by katie_hayes
  16. 49 votes for Rockabilly Birds, Small by jacquelinehurd
  17. 47 votes for Rockabilly fun by whimsical_brush
  18. 47 votes for rock-and-roll star! by studio_k
  19. 46 votes for vintage vinyl rockabilly love by miraparadies
  20. 46 votes for Rockabilly tattoos by michelle_luu
  21. 45 votes for swallows and cherry tree by stargazingseamstress
  22. 44 votes for Seas the Day Tattoo Pattern by latheandquill
  23. 44 votes for Rockabilly Cats by j9design
  24. 44 votes for Country, Bluegrass, Rock-n-Roll by katerhees
  25. 43 votes for Pompadour perfection by ruth_robson
  26. 43 votes for Art of a Sailor by nixels
  27. 43 votes for Rockabilly in Blue by thewellingtonboot
  28. 42 votes for Lady Luck - White by heatherdutton
  29. 41 votes for Rockabilly by lucia_laplace
  30. 41 votes for Jukebox Rock by mobijo
  31. 41 votes for Rockabilly Cool Cats by bmfabricdesigns
  32. 40 votes for Rockabilly white by leroyj
  33. 40 votes for Playing Around - Rockabilly Guitars by beckarahn
  34. 39 votes for Cool Cats - Rockabilly Music Rock Band by brendazapotosky
  35. 39 votes for Retro Rockabilly Sirens by pinkowlet
  36. 38 votes for rock by fvo_design
  37. 38 votes for Rockabilly Ice Cream Diner by abbilaura
  38. 38 votes for rockabilly skull by sevas
  39. 38 votes for Rockabilly ladies by artypeaches
  40. 37 votes for Hey sailor by amyjacobusdesign
  41. 37 votes for Inked Rockabilly Tattoos Large by lellobird
  42. 36 votes for 50's Pin-up by miaya
  43. 36 votes for Rocabilly outfit design by leffka
  44. 36 votes for rockabilly tattoo by katrina_ward
  45. 36 votes for JukeBox Tunes by jaanahalme
  46. 35 votes for Rockabilly kawaii tattoo skulls, birds, cute heart, card suits by kostolom3000
  47. 34 votes for Rockabilly mice by angela_sbandelli
  48. 34 votes for Retro mood- large scale by yuliia_studzinska
  49. 34 votes for Rockabilly Ball by overbye
  50. 34 votes for Rockabilly Hairstyles by yvanthi
  51. 33 votes for 50s classic fins by b0rwear
  52. 33 votes for B Bop a Lula by edsel2084
  53. 33 votes for Skulls and roses by kondratya
  54. 33 votes for Rad Rockabilly Tats by cynthiafrenette
  55. 33 votes for rockabilly guitars by boots_and_belly
  56. 32 votes for Rockabilly Tiels by dasbrooklyn
  57. 32 votes for Rockabilly Tats by saint_shores
  58. 31 votes for Rockabilly Rebellion Red by bloomingwyldeiris
  59. 31 votes for Sparkly Cherries on Polka Dot Spots by stardusted_hearts
  60. 31 votes for vespa rock by hanneke_binnen
  61. 30 votes for Rockabilly Dancers on Slate Blue by ms_contrary
  62. 30 votes for Rockabilly Old School Black & White by pampering_for_paupers
  63. 29 votes for tutti frutti ice cream by gemmalouisedesigns
  64. 29 votes for Rockabilly red roses green polka dots Retro tattoo MCM Wallpaper by danadudesign
  65. 28 votes for Guitar Rock by whyitsme_design
  66. 28 votes for Bebopping with Lula by vo_aka_virginiao
  67. 28 votes for Rockabilly Jitterbug Dancin'-Large scale, see my SF Cleolovescolor shop other sizes by cleolovescolor
  68. 27 votes for Rockabilly Rebel Girl by Mount Vic and Me by mountvicandme
  69. 27 votes for Rockabilly by melhales
  70. 27 votes for (private design)
  71. 27 votes for Rockabilly girls by lened
  72. 27 votes for Rockabilly Rearview by snarkhearted
  73. 27 votes for Sweet Cherries Turquoise & White Stripes by meowandcraft
  74. 27 votes for dancing in the 50's (red) by analinea
  75. 27 votes for Rockabilly Skulls n Roses by mypetalpress
  76. 27 votes for Bitter Sweet Rockabilly on Baby Blue - Extra Large Scale by rhondadesigns
  77. 26 votes for Frilly Rockabilly by nanshizzle
  78. 25 votes for Rockin’ Swing! by muhlenkott
  79. 25 votes for Rockabilly by fabric_rocks
  80. 25 votes for Cherry rockabilly by tatyana_okhitina
  81. 25 votes for (private design)
  82. 25 votes for seeing rockabilly by melanie_jane_designs
  83. 25 votes for pink face by tayloreddecor
  84. 25 votes for Death by Paisley // Rockabilly Bandanna Jam © ZirkusDesign in Jet Black, Lipstick Red, and Sky Blue by zirkus_design
  85. 25 votes for Rockabilly Pin-Ups by electrogiraffe
  86. 25 votes for (private design)
  87. 24 votes for Rockabilly tattoos by diseminger
  88. 24 votes for Rockin' Roses by robyriker
  89. 24 votes for Popular Rockabilly Fabrics by vintage_style
  90. 23 votes for Swallows and polka dots tattoo style by handypanda
  91. 23 votes for Rockabilly Cherries by louisemargaret
  92. 23 votes for 1950s rockability by claireybean
  93. 23 votes for ROCK-A-BILLY ROCKET RECORDS PINK AND GRAY-01 by clarkyworks
  94. 22 votes for Rockabilly Tattoo Hearts, Roses and Guitars on Mint Green by silky_rose_design
  95. 22 votes for Ranabilly Band by potyautas
  96. 22 votes for ROCK A BOWL by bluevelvet
  97. 22 votes for Rockabilly Drive-In by colorwinkstudio
  98. 22 votes for Oh Boy! by ghouk
  99. 22 votes for Lipstick & Cherries / Wild by franbail
  100. 22 votes for Skulls and Anemones {Grey} by ceciliamok
  101. 22 votes for Rockabilly Pinup Mechanics by carabaradesigns
  102. 22 votes for Cherry Cupcakes by nadyabasos
  103. 21 votes for rockabilly 4 by laura_may_designs
  104. 21 votes for Rockabilly beauties on bandana style by lucybaribeau
  105. 20 votes for cherry toss tartan by michaelakobyakov
  106. 20 votes for Rockabilly by bruxamagica
  107. 20 votes for Ditsy rockabilly light strawberry by juliaschumacher
  108. 20 votes for Roses and Love by liluna
  109. 19 votes for Rockabilly Girls of the 1950s by salzanos
  110. 19 votes for Rockabilly-Lucky in Love / blue by heather_hughes_-_halarty_designs
  111. 19 votes for Rockabilly Cherries on Leopard Print by ambergibbsdesigns
  112. 19 votes for Cupcakes and Flamingos by petite_salade_designs
  113. 19 votes for Rock 'N Roll Ruby by merry_makewell_designs
  114. 19 votes for rocabilly by belana
  115. 19 votes for Rockabilly Cats by pinkdeer
  116. 19 votes for Rockabilly Romance by beesocks
  117. 19 votes for Rockacherry Rouge by createlyn
  118. 18 votes for Rockabilly Aqua by litlnemo
  119. 18 votes for Rockabilly Dresses by artonfabric
  120. 18 votes for hot rides by adultcontent
  121. 18 votes for herry, Hearts, bird and stars on Rockabilly Tattoos Collection - Vintage Style by mab_maborlenghi
  122. 18 votes for Rockabilly Hairdos by stufandnonsense
  123. 18 votes for Rockabilly Cats by m_harrison_design
  124. 17 votes for river rock 1 by gengen
  125. 17 votes for Big Glitter Floral Path by bigglitter
  126. 17 votes for rockabilly bone daddy crush, large scale, aqua blue turquoise sky retro vintage punk Americana by amy_g
  127. 17 votes for Rockabilly Vinyl Polka Dots by marlenewagenhofer_art
  128. 17 votes for Teddy Boy by seesawboomerang
  129. 17 votes for rockabilly by parkhouse_designs
  130. 17 votes for Rockabilly Milkshakes by svaeth
  131. 17 votes for Evening in the Rose Garden by runcatrun
  132. 17 votes for Rockabilly Girl Band by kakesstudio
  133. 17 votes for Coral Cherry Love by thebutterflycactus
  134. 17 votes for ★ NAUTICAL STAR TATTOO ★ Dark Olive, Green & Red / Collection : Rockabilly Style - Retro 50s Prints by borderlines
  135. 16 votes for Rockabilly Cherry Stripe 1 by jadegordon
  136. 16 votes for Rockabilly under the sea by tanistaja
  137. 16 votes for Swing it by annahedeklint
  138. 16 votes for Rock-A-ButterCoup(v.BDOLcS.1) by katonthewalk
  139. 16 votes for Rockabilly dance by agathests
  140. 16 votes for F03C96F7-4AD5-41B7-9019-85F0D40F6859 by shari*creates*by*shari*lea
  141. 15 votes for Rainbow Twill by mollybeestudio
  142. 15 votes for Rockabilly Cheater Hexie Quilt by mongiesama
  143. 15 votes for Florida Blue by paytonstray
  144. 15 votes for Rockabilly Hearts by mgdoodlestudio
  145. 15 votes for Rockabilly Bandana by ellenhawkinsstudio
  146. 15 votes for Traditional Tattoo Roses Plaid ~ Yellow Teal by wickedrefined
  147. 15 votes for Rockabilly Memories by mirimo_design
  148. 15 votes for Red Roses for Swallows 12" by helenpdesigns
  149. 15 votes for Rockabilly Ball by orangefancy
  150. 15 votes for tattoos and stripes by ekfa
  151. 14 votes for Cherries and Dots Rockabilly by snow_bird_designs
  152. 14 votes for Rockabilly Stripes by darkwriterxx94
  153. 14 votes for Rockabilly Monster Luau in Black + Pink by yesterdaycollection
  154. 14 votes for retro cars pattern. by ekaterinap
  155. 14 votes for Rocking outfit by nina_leth
  156. 14 votes for Rockabilly Cupcakes by moonpuff
  157. 13 votes for rockabilly cherry leopard by glimmericks
  158. 13 votes for Swallow Birds by apalazon
  159. 13 votes for Rockabilly Retro Roses by aga_bell_pattern_design
  160. 13 votes for Vintage Vinyl Records by angelastevens
  161. 13 votes for Rockabilly Birdy Tattoo Parlour - Black by inscribed_here
  162. 13 votes for Rockabilly Hair by anxelaruxa
  163. 12 votes for sheet music by prettyprint
  164. 12 votes for Rockabilly Around the Clock by kedoki by kedoki
  165. 12 votes for Retro Valentine Cherries by karismithdesigns
  166. 12 votes for Kiss me by anagomes
  167. 12 votes for Pink Punk Rockabilly by writtenbykristen
  168. 12 votes for dad mom tattoos on light by panimoni
  169. 12 votes for Rockin' be best, by Su_G_©SuSchaefer by su_g
  170. 12 votes for rockabilly by irma_ruifrok
  171. 11 votes for Rockabilly sculls on pink roses by snarets
  172. 11 votes for Rockabilly Pin-Up Girl by mariafaithgarcia
  173. 11 votes for Rockabilly Rose by hayleyraedesigns
  174. 11 votes for Rockabilly Dots by urbanblossoms
  175. 11 votes for 08409941 © RnR dancers : O by sef
  176. 11 votes for Oakland Print by megmadethis
  177. 11 votes for Rockabilly Roses on black by ruthjohanna
  178. 11 votes for rockabilly rules 1 by dessineo
  179. 11 votes for 50's Sock Hop by bdarbydesigns
  180. 11 votes for CY. The Rockabilly challenge. Rockhlyky band by cotsy_yard
  181. 11 votes for Dancing on high heels by sparkleandsmile
  182. 10 votes for Joy by a__herrera
  183. 10 votes for Rockabilly Music by avot_art
  184. 10 votes for Polka Dot Cherry by yellowprints
  185. 10 votes for Rockabilly Revelry by inter_alia_design
  186. 10 votes for rockabilly by suzy_q_designs_studio
  187. 10 votes for Rose Rockabilly Plaid by anastasiajahadi
  188. 10 votes for Red Pink Rockabilly Ruffles by mrshervi
  189. 10 votes for Dance Party Poodles by chris_jorge
  190. 10 votes for (private design)
  191. 9 votes for L.Yellow_Outfits_Vintage_Stock by evy_v_design
  192. 9 votes for Rockabilly Race Car Show by fabric_is_my_name
  193. 9 votes for Pin-Up Mermaids blue by eraerica
  194. 9 votes for Rock 'n' Dance Missy Extra Small by dancepattern
  195. 9 votes for ROCKABILLY SQUARE DANCE TWO by soobloo
  196. 9 votes for Betty's Rockabilly Dream ©Julee Wood by jewelraider
  197. 9 votes for Cherry Bubble Sugar Skulls by heckadoodledo
  198. 9 votes for Rockabilly Chicks by saflo_creations
  199. 9 votes for SODA & ROOT BEER FLOAT by hunnellekari
  200. 9 votes for Rumble Road by madtropic
  201. 8 votes for Rockabilly Cherry Star by de_zigns
  202. 8 votes for Ready to rockabilly by twilfley
  203. 8 votes for Rockabilly Pinup Floral by theartwerks
  204. 8 votes for Lady Luck by alexdesignsthings
  205. 8 votes for Buds N Polka Dots Large by elizabeth_chia
  206. 8 votes for PolkaDotsBows by maredesigns
  207. 7 votes for 1950s by lifebytrailanderror
  208. 7 votes for Rock n Roll, Sushi Roll by weincellararts
  209. 7 votes for Dad's'58 by patters
  210. 7 votes for atomic print by woudiwou
  211. 7 votes for Feminist AF by anobledesigner
  212. 7 votes for (private design)
  213. 7 votes for (private design)
  214. 7 votes for (private design)
  215. 7 votes for bike_pattern_turquoise by evgeniav
  216. 7 votes for Rockabilly whales by dariara
  217. 7 votes for Rockabilly Bands by Shari Lynn's Stitches by shari_lynn's_stitches
  218. 7 votes for Painful Skin by sara_consafos
  219. 7 votes for Modern Rockabilly by lacartera
  220. 7 votes for (private design)
  221. 7 votes for (private design)
  222. 7 votes for Saint and Sinner by am_design_lines
  223. 7 votes for Rockabilly Chicken Polka Dot by what_the_actual_cluck
  224. 6 votes for Rockabilly sweets by elena_naylor
  225. 6 votes for Rose by shadow-artist
  226. 6 votes for Cadillacs and polka dots by kasandra_rysuje
  227. 6 votes for Punknapple {Rockabilly Punk Pineapple} by lochnestfarm
  228. 6 votes for Psychobilly Chaos by xoxotique
  229. 6 votes for Rockabilly1 7.0 Half Brick Gray-ch by betz
  230. 6 votes for Rockabilly tattoo fabric by kreativkdesigns
  231. 6 votes for Yellow-Polka Dot Bikini by kae50
  232. 6 votes for Rockabilly Skulls by mysteek
  233. 6 votes for Cool Cats by shanzart
  234. 6 votes for retro doodle1-02 by aurora_quilling
  235. 6 votes for Jessica and Charlie, Blue and Pink by samantha_woodfordfabrics
  236. 6 votes for rockabilly (large scale) by sveta_aho
  237. 6 votes for Aborigine Tribal Tapa - Magenta by vagabond_folk_art
  238. 6 votes for red rockabilly dots by variable
  239. 6 votes for Milagros - Rockabilly Charms by elramsay
  240. 6 votes for Good Kisser by autumn_musick
  241. 6 votes for Rocker and Billie by clare_walton
  242. 5 votes for Raspberry Chocolate Rippple...Please Click Me to See Me Better... I'm Worth a Click! by babalooga
  243. 5 votes for fabric design 38.1 by xcentrik_dezign
  244. 5 votes for The Pink Ladies "L" by bent_line_designs
  245. 5 votes for Rock_Viking Metal by polileo
  246. 5 votes for Rockabilly Love by esme_on_plum_island
  247. 5 votes for Rock-a-Bye Billy Goat by enid_a
  248. 5 votes for Unlucky by katiemakesadress
  249. 5 votes for Lip Service Lips Print - Nude, Pink, Red Black by sewandtellpatterns
  250. 5 votes for Ozark Diner by madinpursuit
  251. 5 votes for Rockabilly Girl by meredith_watson
  252. 5 votes for Dos, Shoes & Dresses by gcatmash
  253. 5 votes for flamingo polka dots by dempsey
  254. 5 votes for Rock & Roll Forever by irishvikingdesigns
  255. 5 votes for Tattoo Sheet by pixabo
  256. 4 votes for tiny badges by jeralyn_victoria_art_&_interiors
  257. 4 votes for This Woman's Gone Rockin, Rockabilly, Forever Love by applebutterpattycake
  258. 4 votes for high heart black by jennene
  259. 4 votes for BH3 by enyimart
  260. 4 votes for Polka Skulls by the_outfoxed
  261. 4 votes for Rockabilly Pattern Design by scottychop
  262. 4 votes for Rock a Billy abt. 3 1/2"x3 1/2 by sherry-savannah
  263. 4 votes for Watercolor Tattoos by inkysunshine
  264. 4 votes for Rockabilly polka dots and roses by katevasilchenko
  265. 4 votes for Rockabilly polkadots-red by krystalsavage
  266. 4 votes for Deep Pink pinball by lananipattern
  267. 4 votes for Rockabilly blues -1 by ej_molnar
  268. 4 votes for Rockabilly Dance Like Crazy by vivicheruti
  269. 3 votes for Rockabilly movie poster by katawampus
  270. 3 votes for Rockabilly Babe by amber_morgan
  271. 3 votes for 1A0D3D84-C2A5-4003-9139-D075D99EB5BE by vickylewis
  272. 3 votes for Kim Trails Fabrics automatic 3 by kim_trails
  273. 3 votes for Rockabilly Boots and Shoes by willowbirdstudio
  274. 3 votes for the rockabilly bananas_with_bits and pieces by isabella_asratyan
  275. 3 votes for dierenpatroonyes2 by ljanneke
  276. 3 votes for Rockabilly Now by bravenewart
  277. 3 votes for R´n´R ...willneverdie by uniques
  278. 3 votes for Rock & Roll Quietly Please by winterblossom
  279. 3 votes for Pompadour Cameos by anneostroff
  280. 3 votes for 2285F0A5-3E5B-4349-8052-D207F31866B7 by squidalicious_
  281. 3 votes for Built for Speed and Flaming Hot Roller Derby by twix
  282. 3 votes for Rockabilly Music Time by b2b
  283. 3 votes for Dance Lover by cailitin
  284. 3 votes for Rockabilly love by swingandbloom
  285. 3 votes for rockabilly by eshighley
  286. 2 votes for Desert Sunset by frugalista
  287. 2 votes for morgan_grab's letterquilt by morgan_grab
  288. 2 votes for Rockabilly by fractal_&_flower
  289. 2 votes for bandanna by rainybowy
  290. 1 votes for (private design)
  291. 1 votes for I'm the Dude! by valerie_dortona
  292. 1 votes for Peacoak 1 by molly_aluy_
  293. 1 votes for Modern Rockabilly by aehlex
  294. 1 votes for Rocks Loren I by abstractloren
  295. 1 votes for SGB Vintage by mwillett
  296. 1 votes for Guitar heros by dannysremakeremodel
  297. 1 votes for Seamless retro vintage beige brown kaleidoscopic mosaic pattern by fuzzyfox
  298. 1 votes for MY 50' ROCKABILLY STARS by melt_bluebell&rose
  299. 1 votes for (private design)
  300. 0 votes for CALYPSO SWIRL 3 by maggie_jayd
  301. 0 votes for Wild Lines by kinamwe_cottons
  302. 0 votes for Challenge Rockabilly:Whimzpix Creation G102 by whimzpix

Rockabilly Details

  • The deadline for entries is Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 3 PM EST.
  • Designs will be previewed at 150 DPI in a fat quarter size (21” x 18”) on the voting ballot.
  • All designs will be eligible for public voting, and the popular vote determines the top 50 winning designs.
  • Public designs previously uploaded on Spoonflower.com are not eligible for this contest. Designs do not require printed proofing to enter the contest.
  • Moderation will take place at the close of the contest deadline.
  • See our blog page for even more Design Challenge details and a list of previous themes.

Timeline

  • 12/07/2018: Submissions open
  • 01/22/2019: Submissions close at 3pm EST
  • 01/24/2019: Public voting opens
  • 01/29/2019: Public voting ends at 3pm EST
  • 01/31/2019: Spoonflower will announce the winner

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